A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
Street Games' press release refers to the details of its report produced in 2012, 'The Inactive Time Bomb'. This short document illustrates the scale of the physical inactivity problem with a number of statistics taken from the main report. It also includes a number of testimonials from key figures in the health, sports and education sectors.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015
An analysis of the UK's childhood inactivity epidemic and tangible solutions to get children moving
Fri, 09 Nov 2012
Just a few generations ago, physical activity was an integral part of daily life. In the name of progress, we've now chipped away at it so thoroughly that physical inactivity actually seems normal. The economic costs are unacceptable, the human costs are unforgiveable. Designed to Move is a framework...
Sat, 13 Aug 2016
The Government's action plan to reduce England's rate of childhood obesity within the next ten years.
Tue, 22 Mar 2016
House Of Commons
This report was prepared by a Working Group of the All-Party Group. It is a reflection of the work required to recognise the vital importance of physical education to health and to create the environment that will reverse the strong recent trend of reduced physical activity.
Mon, 02 Nov 2015
British Heart Foundation, Loughborough University
The purpose of this evidence briefing is to provide an overview of the evidence relating to the early years (from birth to five years) and physical activity to help commissioners, policy makers and practitioners influence work in the field.
Sun, 27 Apr 2014
The economic cost of physical inactivity in young people.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014
All Party Parliamentary Commission
This is the first of two reports from the All-Party Parliamentary Commission on Physical Activity, which was set up in 2013. It sets out the scale and scope of the problem, mapping out the specific areas in which need to be worked on for change.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014
World Health Organisation
This press release from the WHO draws attention to changing perceptions of what is viewed as normal with regards to the levels of obesity across Europe. Using the various country reports, it refers on evidence from the country reports produced to generate awareness of the 'obesity epidemic' infecting...
Sat, 09 Jun 2012
University College London
The Health Survey for England (HSE) is part of a programme of surveys commissioned by the Health and Social Care Information Centre. Children aged 13-15 were interviewed themselves, and parents of children aged 0-12 were asked about their children, with the interview including questions on general health...
Sun, 09 Jan 2011
Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation
This report presents new research that offers us the opportunity to begin to understand the causes of low levels of physical activity among girls. It explores the views of girls and boys about physical activity, sport and PE, and the influence of schools, friends and families.